Stage 1 of HSW is now open!

Yes, you read that right. We’re starting to open our venues this month! It’s been a long time in the making, and we’re excited to say that you can now visit Howard Smith Wharves and experience the new lifestyle and entertainment precinct for yourself! On 13 November Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and Cr Vicki Howard […]

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Howard Smith Wharves Ferry Terminal

Deputy Mayor Adrian Schrinner and Cr Vicki Howard have announced Brisbane City Council will expand the city’s river transport network with a new ferry terminal for Howard Smith Wharves. Cr Schrinner said the once-abandoned riverfront destination was on the eve of re-opening as a vibrant, world-class public entertainment precinct after a $200 million revitalisation. “With […]

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Howard Smith Wharves Appoints David Finlayson As Director Of Culinary

Howard Smith Wharves is delighted to announce the appointment of David Finlayson as Director of Culinary. Originally from Scotland, David brings an impressive global experience to Howard Smith Wharves, where he will be overseeing the food and beverage offering for Felons Brewing Co., the Overwater Bar, Howard’s Hall and Rivershed events, and a yet to […]

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Jonathan Barthelmess announces ‘GRECA’ at Howard Smith Wharves

Restaurateur Jonathan Barthelmess ( The Apollo Sydney/ Tokyo and Cho Cho San) is bringing his contemporary interpretation of the Greek taverna to the north, with the opening of GRECA in Brisbane later this year. Located beneath the Story Bridge, inside the revitalised, heritage listed Howard Smith Wharves – GRECA will share Barthelmess’s philosophy of uncomplicated […]

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Howard Smith Wharves appoints PR agency Wanderlust Union

Wanderlust Union have been appointed as the lead PR agency for Howard Smith Wharves, the game-changing lifestyle, dining and tourism destination reactivating 3.4 hectares of Brisbane’s riverside. Wanderlust Union’s expertise in launch campaigns, strategic brand partnerships, social media strategies and talent representation with digital influencers, along with impeccable media contacts and press office support, is […]

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Howard Smith Wharves Appoints CEO

Set to open in late 2018, Brisbane’s agenda-setting entertainment, lifestyle, and tourism destination Howard Smith Wharves (“HSW”) has appointed Luke Fraser as Chief Executive Officer. HSW Directors Adam Flaskas and Elisha Bickle said “Luke has been a part of the journey and HSW team since the very early days. He has been instrumental in the […]

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